Internet Service Provider

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Internet Service Provider

A company that provides access to the internet for customers. Typically, an ISP provides this service in exchange for a monthly fee. It may also provide website hosting services.
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The high-tech research firm reports that in the face of a forecasted zero percent growth in the number of backbone connections used by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the year 2002, backbone providers will need to focus on key decision criteria used by ISPs (such as price, reliability, company reputation, company stability, and availability of service) in selecting their backbone providers.
Meanwhile, three long-established brands ranked below average: America Online; CompuServe, an AOL subsidiary; and Prodigy, one of the first ISPs.
Network operators are concerned that as a renewed focus on return-on-investment (ROI) emerges, ISPs are finding themselves in a very difficult position when it comes to infrastructure security, botnets in particular.
Rather than focusing solely on filtering unwanted inbound email, SRG allows ISPs to monitor the behavior of their subscribers at the point of email submission and stop email threats before they leave their networks.
Our system has taken ISP monitoring to a new dimension by providing a holistic view of all e-mail activity and tracking each individual message that is distributed, no matter the destination domain.
Proxyconn announced today the continued expansion of its ISP Toolbox with the availability of EazyOffer.
MONTREAL -- Synbridge Value-Added Services Solution Helps ISPs Increase ARPU, Decrease Customer Churn, and Lower Support and Operations Costs
Failure to comply could result in a range of penalties, from fines to the revoking of our ISP operations license," said a spokesperson from ish, a cable television operator offering broadband internet access and email services in Germany.
We are proud to announce that NRTC chose Proxyconn as its dial-up acceleration provider," said Caradoc Ehrenhalt, ISP Program Manager.
Because we pass on savings based on the combined volume of the membership base, this is very exciting and opens new doors for savings and support to the ISP industry," reported Brian Scandariato, President of Edge Consulting Cooperative.
We were determined to find a cost-effective solution to equip our ISP customers with the best dial-up acceleration product available in order to compete against the largest ISPs and to prevent churn.
The National Internet Alliance has been established to unify the ISP industry and their customers' collective voices.